Infinite Upgradability?

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Fri Sep 24 21:23:48 UTC 2004

On Fri, Sep 24, 2004 at 08:55:50AM -0700, Somnonaut wrote:

> Will Ubuntu strive for "infinite upgradability"? In other words, if my
> Warthog system is clean in the sense that I haven't installed
> 3rd-party software, mucked with config files, or pulled in unsupported
> sources, should I be able to do an
> apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade
> to upgrade to Hedgehog? And so on and so forth into the future?

Yes, of course.

This seems to be a surprisingly common question; I'll add it to the FAQ.
Those of us who are accustomed to Debian take this for granted. :-)

 - mdz

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